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Reaching the moon and beyond…

Reaching the moon and beyond…  Tomorrow night the Jewish people will gather around festive Pesach Seder tables and recite from the Haggadah: “In every generation, a person is obligated to see himself as if he had left Egypt.” Pesach, known as the celebration of our freedom, marks the redemption of the Israelites after hundreds of … Continued

A View From Jerusalem – March 2018

A few days ago, I joined one of our JCCs visiting in Israel on a tour of the Hall of Independence in Tel Aviv, a place I consider a modern-day shrine. This is the holy place of where the State of Israel was declared by David Ben Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister, on May 14, … Continued